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This course teaches the lifesaving principles included in the four components of water rescue education- judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. You will:

  • learn tows and carries for conscious and unconscious victims
  • learn defense methods and releases for conscious and unconscious victims
  • develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 500m timed swim 
  • complete a 3 hour mandatory water exam

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13 years or older


Bronze Star

How to Register


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In Person

Register for programs in person at any City of Edmonton Attraction or Recreation Centre.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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